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AWS SDK for JavaScript


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The official AWS SDK for JavaScript, available for browsers and mobile devices, or Node.js backends

Release notes can be found at

If you are upgrading from 1.x to 2.0 of the SDK, please see the {} notes for information on how to migrate existing code to work with the new major version.


In the Browser

To use the SDK in the browser, simply add the following script tag to your HTML pages:

<script src=""></script>

The AWS SDK is also compatible with browserify.

In Node.js

The preferred way to install the AWS SDK for Node.js is to use the npm package manager for Node.js. Simply type the following into a terminal window:

npm install aws-sdk

Using Bower

You can also use Bower to install the SDK by typing the following into a terminal window:

bower install aws-sdk-js

Usage and Getting Started

You can find a getting started guide at:

Supported Services

Note: Although all services are supported in the browser version of the SDK, not all of the services are available in the default hosted build (using the script tag provided above). A list of services in the hosted build are provided in the "Working With Services" section of the browser SDK guide, including instructions on how to build a custom version of the SDK with extra services.

The SDK currently supports the following services:

Service Name Class Name API Version
Amazon CloudFrontAWS.CloudFront2014-10-21
Amazon CloudSearchAWS.CloudSearch2013-01-01
Amazon CloudSearch DomainAWS.CloudSearchDomain2013-01-01
Amazon CloudWatchAWS.CloudWatch2010-08-01
Amazon CloudWatch LogsAWS.CloudWatchLogs2014-03-28
Amazon Cognito IdentityAWS.CognitoIdentity2014-06-30
Amazon Cognito SyncAWS.CognitoSync2014-06-30
Amazon DynamoDBAWS.DynamoDB2012-08-10
Amazon EC2 Container ServiceAWS.ECS2014-11-13
Amazon Elastic Compute CloudAWS.EC22014-10-01
Amazon Elastic MapReduceAWS.EMR2009-03-31
Amazon Elastic TranscoderAWS.ElasticTranscoder2012-09-25
Amazon ElastiCacheAWS.ElastiCache2014-09-30
Amazon GlacierAWS.Glacier2012-06-01
Amazon KinesisAWS.Kinesis2013-12-02
Amazon RedshiftAWS.Redshift2012-12-01
Amazon Relational Database ServiceAWS.RDS2014-09-01
Amazon Route 53AWS.Route532013-04-01
Amazon Route 53 DomainsAWS.Route53Domains2014-05-15
Amazon Simple Email ServiceAWS.SES2010-12-01
Amazon Simple Notification ServiceAWS.SNS2010-03-31
Amazon Simple Queue ServiceAWS.SQS2012-11-05
Amazon Simple Storage ServiceAWS.S32006-03-01
Amazon Simple Workflow ServiceAWS.SWF2012-01-25
Amazon SimpleDBAWS.SimpleDB2009-04-15
Auto ScalingAWS.AutoScaling2011-01-01
AWS CloudFormationAWS.CloudFormation2010-05-15
AWS CloudTrailAWS.CloudTrail2013-11-01
AWS CodeDeployAWS.CodeDeploy2014-10-06
AWS ConfigAWS.ConfigService2014-11-12
AWS Data PipelineAWS.DataPipeline2012-10-29
AWS Direct ConnectAWS.DirectConnect2012-10-25
AWS Elastic BeanstalkAWS.ElasticBeanstalk2010-12-01
AWS Identity and Access ManagementAWS.IAM2010-05-08
AWS Import/ExportAWS.ImportExport2010-06-01
AWS Key Management ServiceAWS.KMS2014-11-01
AWS LambdaAWS.Lambda2014-11-11
AWS OpsWorksAWS.OpsWorks2013-02-18
AWS Security Token ServiceAWS.STS2011-06-15
AWS Storage GatewayAWS.StorageGateway2013-06-30
AWS SupportAWS.Support2013-04-15
Elastic Load BalancingAWS.ELB2012-06-01


This SDK is distributed under the Apache License, Version 2.0, see LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt for more information.

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